Introduction to PHP Training (PHP101)

Description

Duration: 5 days

About this course

In this PHP training course, students will learn to create database-driven websites using PHP and MySQL.

    • Learn how PHP works.
    • Learn the basic syntax of PHP.
    • Learn to create dynamic interactive pages with PHP.
    • Learn to handle exceptions in PHP.
    • Learn to work with arrays in PHP.
    • Learn to process and validate forms with PHP.
    • Learn to write functions in PHP.
    • Learn to manipulate and manage database data with PHP.
    • Learn to manage sessions and cookies with PHP.
    • Learn to create a complete and secure registration process with PHP.
    • Learn to send email with PHPMailer.
    • Learn to upload files with PHP.

Prerequisites

Experience in the following is required for this PHP class:

    • HTML

Experience in the following would be useful for this PHP class:

    • CSS
    • JavaScript
    • Some SQL

Follow-On Courses

    • Introduction to SQL Training

What’s included?

  • Authorized Courseware
  • Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
  • Hands-on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
  • Examination Vouchers & Onsite Certification Testing- (excluding Adobe and PMP Boot Camps)
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
  • Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation

With several convenient training delivery methods offered, The Academy makes getting the training you need easy. Whether you prefer to learn in a classroom or an online live learning virtual environment, training videos hosted online, and private group classes hosted at your site. We offer expert instruction to individuals, government agencies, non-profits, and corporations. Our live classes, on-sites, and online training videos all feature certified instructors who teach a detailed curriculum and share their expertise and insights with trainees. No matter how you prefer to receive the training, you can count on The Academy for an engaging and effective learning experience.

Methods

  • Instructor Led (the best training format we offer)
  • Live Online Classroom – Online Instructor Led
  • Self-Paced Video

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Curriculum

  1. PHP Basics
    1. Welcome to the Server-side
      1. What is a web server?
      2. Dynamic Websites
    2. Google Chrome DevTools: Network Tab
      1. Status Codes
    3. How PHP Works
      1. The php.ini File
      2. PHP Tags
      3. Hello, World!
    4. Comments
    5. PHP Statements and Whitespace
    6. PHP Functions
    7. php.net
    8. Variables
      1. Variable Types
      2. Variable Names (Identifiers)
      3. Type Juggling and Casting
      4. Hello Variables!
    9. Variable Scope
    10. Superglobals
    11. Single Quotes vs. Double Quotes
    12. Concatenation
    13. Passing Variables on the URL
    14. User-defined Functions (UDFs)
      1. Defining and Calling Functions
      2. Default Values
      3. Variable Scope
      4. By Reference vs. By Value
    15. Introduction to the Poet Tree Club
    16. Including Files
      1. require
      2. require_once
    17. Constants
    18. Error Reporting
    19. Displaying Errors
    20. Including a Secure Configuration File
  2. PHP Conditionals
    1. if / if – else / if – elseif – else
      1. Simple if Condition
      2. if-else Condition
      3. if-elseif-else statement
      4. False Equivalents: Falsy Values
    2. Testing for Variable Existence
    3. Exercise: Checking for Variable Existence
    4. switch/case
    5. Ternary Operator
    6. Null Coalescing Operator
  3. Arithmetic Operators and Loops
    1. Arithmetic Operators
    2. The Modulus Operator
    3. Loops
      1. while
      2. do…while
      3. for
      4. break and continue
  4. Arrays
    1. Indexed Arrays
      1. Initializing Arrays
      2. Appending to an Array
      3. Reading from Arrays
      4. Looping through Arrays
    2. Associative Arrays
      1. Initializing Associative Arrays
      2. Reading from Associative Arrays
      3. Looping through Associative Arrays
      4. Superglobal Arrays
    3. Multi-dimensional Arrays
      1. Reading from Two-dimensional Arrays
      2. Looping through Two-dimensional Arrays
      3. Two-dimensional Associative Arrays
      4. Non-tabular Multi-dimensional Arrays
    4. Array Manipulation Functions
    5. in_array() Function
  5. Working with Databases
    1. Objects
    2. Attributes / Properties
    3. Behaviors / Methods
    4. Classes vs Objects
    5. Connecting to a Database with PDO
    6. Introducing the Poetree Database
    7. phpMyAdmin
    8. Querying Records with PHP
    9. Queries Returning Multiple Rows
    10. Creating the Poems Listings
    11. Adding Pagination
    12. Sorting
    13. Filtering
  6. Exception Handling
    1. Uncaught Exceptions
    2. Throwing Your Own Exceptions
    3. Catching Exceptions
      1. Getting Information about Exceptions
    4. PDOExceptions
    5. When Queries Fail to Execute
  7. PHP and HTML Forms
    1. HTML Forms
      1. How HTML Forms Work
    2. Form Submissions
    3. Sanitizing Form Data
      1. htmlspecialchars()
      2. htmlentities()
      3. filter_var()
      4. filter_input()
    4. Validating Form Data
      1. Was the Field Filled In?
      2. Is the Entered Value an Integer?
      3. Is it an Email?
      4. Is it a Valid Password and Do the Passwords Match?
      5. Do the Combined Values Create a Valid Date?
      6. Did the User Check the Box?
  8. Sending Email with PHP
    1. mail()
      1. Shortcomings of mail()
    2. Setting Up PHPMailer
      1. Get and Install the Latest Version of PHPMailer
    3. Mail Server
    4. Including a Mail Configuration File
    5. Sending Email with PHPMailer
    6. PHPMailer Methods and Properties
    7. Creating a Contact Form
  9. Authentication with PHP and SQL
    1. The Registration Process
    2. Passwords and Pass Phrases
    3. Registration with Tokens
    4. Creating a Registration Form
    5. Sessions and Session Variables
    6. Cookies
    7. Logging In and Out
    8. $_REQUEST Variables
    9. Resetting the Pass Phrase
  10. LAB: Inserting, Updating, and Deleting Poems
    1. Submitting a New Poem
    2. Editing an Existing Poem
    3. Deleting a Poem
  11. Uploading Files
    1. Uploading Images via an HTML Form
    2. Resizing Images
    3. Uploading a Profile Picture